Visual Arts

Urban Regalia exhibition showcases Indigenous and Audrey Hepburn-inspired pieces by Gitxsan designer

Since Sept. 28, the Legacy Art Gallery has been showing the exhibition Urban Regalia, featuring the work of Sug-ii-t Lukxs (Yolonda Skelton). The pieces, which incorporate Indigenous designs and vintage…

The coolest art crawl of all

Victoria’s 2018 Integrate Festival thrills for another year Among the slew of music festivals, concerts, events, and other summer festivities in Victoria, a unique event dedicated to the arts flourishes…

Our International Women’s Day cover

Visual Arts student Taryn Walker on designing our International Women’s Day cover Creating the cover for the International Women’s Day issue of the Martlet was quite the challenge. For me,…

Wildlife photographer of the year exhibits nature’s beauty

Royal BC Museum event serves breathtaking visuals and important message You walk into the Royal BC Museum and are greeted by magnificent shots of canyons, arctic foxes, and tiger sharks.…

Brianna’s Books: Sculpture in Canada

There’s this theory when it comes to examining Art with a capital A called the “Death of the Author.” It’s the idea that once a piece of Art is put…

Painting without profit

A profile of MFA student Leah McInnis Leah McInnis is good at finding art in unusual places. McInnis is a Victoria and Vancouver -based artist, working in the second year…

Camper van art project stands on its own legs

Sitting in the Fine Arts quad, waiting for my interviewee to arrive, I watched the confused faces of onlookers walking past the camper van seemingly dropped from the sky out…

‘We Know Nothing About Art’ comedy show totally unpretentious, totally hilarious

Abdul Aziz has never considered himself an ‘art person.’ The Vancouver-based comedian is the creator and host of We Know Nothing About Art (WKNAA), an ongoing two-hour comedy show built…

Not just a clothing store: Four Horsemen art shows herald local talent

On June 24, menswear store Four Horsemen hosted “Grey Remains,” featuring local artist Jesse Russel-Galbraith, as part of its series of monthly art shows. After cultivating a dedicated customer base,…